Guide to wear Panone’s colors this spring 2014

Radiant Orchid has been proclaimed as the color of the year 2014 by the color authority Pantone Inc. Color for 2013 was “emerald” which stood for “growth, prosperity and renewal” whereas “radiant orchid” represents “creativity and originality”. Radiant Orchid is basically a blend of fuchsia, purple and pink. So, the lovers of “pink” and “purple” can enjoy experimenting with radiant orchid all year long. Being a tropical color, it can be worn in both cold and hot weather.

There could be so many thing that you can wear in this color right from your head to feet, to work with your look in little doses. Here are some ideas how to add it to your wardrobe and makeup as well, such as:


Everyone has neutrals in their wardrobe existing all the time; you can brighten up your neutrals with radiant orchid. You can wear an orchid dress with beige jacket and shoes, or you can wear an orchid scarf with white shirt and blue or green jeans. You can also try orchid floral prints in summer to look livelier in the heat. You can pair up neutral jewelry pieces such as gold or silver with orchid clothes.

You can grab an orchid pair of jeans to brighten up your wardrobe and try it with different tops to find the best contrast for you. Or simply wear an orchid sweater with your blue or black jeans for a trendy look.


Accessories play a huge part in your overall look, whether it is a casual lunch with your buddies or a formal dinner.

You can try orchid necklace and bag with your white shirt and blue jeans, adding some more dazzle to your look by wearing a pair or orchid snickers for your casual look. You can also pair orchid accessories with hues such as yellow and green. Orchid frame for your shades will also help brighten up your face in the summer.

For your formal party look, you can wear orchid ear studs with a black dress and carry orchid clutch. Orchid heels can also add up some charm to your elegant look. You can also wear an orchid top with your black skirt or jeans for your office. You can also wear an orchid belt to your formal look to add some color to your neutral outfit.


There is a huge variety of orchid hues in makeup products. The most fabulous would be nail-paint, light or dark, any tone would look good on the nails. Coming to your face, orchid would brighten up your face used as any product such as, lipstick, eye-shadow, mascara, eyeliner or blush-on. You can experiment blending orchid with neutrals to find out your perfect look.

Moreover, for a subtle touch of orchid in your home, you can bring in some orchid floral bed cover. Orchid cushions on your sofas or placed on the bed can enhance the look of your room.

You can bring up some classic and unexpected pairings with orchids and enjoy them, so keep trying what looks best to you.


Radiant orchid is the new Pantone’s color of the year. It is neither pink, nor purple, but you can enjoy the touch of both in this bright hue.

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